Psychosexual disorder

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.   Psychosexual disorder is a sexual problem that is psychological, rather than physiological in origin. “Psychosexual disorder” was a term used in Freudian psychology. The term of psychosexual disorder (Turkish: Psikoseksüel bozukluk) […]

Ulysses syndrome

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.   Ulysses syndrome (Immigrant Syndrome of Chronic and Multiple Stress) is an atypical set of depressive, anxious, dissociative, and somatoform symptoms that results from being exposed to extreme levels of stress unique to the […]

Involutional melancholia

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.   Involutional melancholia or involutional depression is a traditional name for a psychiatric disorder affecting mainly elderly or late middle-aged people, usually accompanied with paranoia. It is classically defined as “depression of gradual onset […]

Paradise Syndrome

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.   Paradise Syndrome, while not officially recognized by psychologists as a mental condition, is a term used by some to refer to a condition in which a […]

Self-disorder

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.   A self-disorder, also called ipseity disturbance, is a psychological phenomenon of disruption or diminishing of a person’s sense of minimal (or basic) self. The sense of minimal self refers to […]

Katagelasticism

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.   Katagelasticism is a psychological condition in which a person excessively enjoys laughing at others (coined by Christian F. Hempelmann and Sean Harrigan from καταγελαστής (katagelastēs), Ancient Greek for “mocker”). Katagelasticists actively seek and establish […]

Hypergymnasia

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.   Anorexia athletica (sports anorexia), also referred to as hypergymnasia, is an eating disorder characterized by excessive and compulsive exercise. An athlete suffering from sports anorexia tends to over exercise to […]

Religious delusion

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.   A religious delusion is any delusion involving religious themes or subject matter. Though a small minority of psychologists have characterized all or nearly all religion as delusion, others focus solely on […]

Glass delusion

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.   The glass delusion is an external manifestation of a psychiatric disorder recorded in Europe mainly in the late Middle Ages and early modern period (fifteenth to seventeenth centuries). People feared that they were made of glass “and […]

Hero syndrome

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.   The hero syndrome is a phenomenon affecting people who seek heroism or recognition, usually by creating a desperate situation which they can resolve. This can include unlawful acts, such […]